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The interest of German writers and readers in the Western Hemisphere dates back to the earliest narratives of the transatlantic Encounter. One of the first Latin editions of the Columbus letter was printed at Basel in 1493, and a German translation appeared in print in 1497. By the late sixteenth century, German publishers were issuing American travel narratives in impressive series. The biological and mineral resources of the Americas had a substantial impact on German science, and the American...



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Topics: Raleigh, Walter, Sir, 1552?-1618, Indians of North America, Indians of North America, Indians of...
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by Scheuchzer, Johann Jakob, 1672-1733; Pfeffel, Johann Andreas, 1674-1748; Newton Theological Institution, former owner. RIBRL
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(From title pages) Tomus I. Coplectens tabulas CCXXV -- Tomus II. A tab. CCXXVI. ad CCCCXVI [sic., should read CCCCXV] -- Tomus III. A tab. CCCCXVI. ad DXCIV [sic., should read DXCIII] -- Tomus IV. A tab. DXCIV. ad DCCL
Topics: Nature in the Bible, Natural history, Natural history, Imprint 1731, Imprint 1735
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by Braun, Georg, 1540 or 1541-1622
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Imprint from colophon on verso of map 58, after the privilege by king Philip of Spain dated November 22, 1574 (text in Dutch)
Topics: Geography, Early maps, Cities and towns, Renaissance
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by Apian, Peter, 1495-1552
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Author's name given at head of fol. [3] recto (=A3 recto) as: Apianus
Topics: Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, 1500-1558, Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor, 1503-1564, Astronomy,...
Source: folio
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by Scheuchzer, Johann Jakob, 1672-1733; Pfeffel, Johann Andreas, 1674-1748; Newton Theological Institution, former owner. RIBRL
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(From title pages) Tomus I. Coplectens tabulas CCXXV -- Tomus II. A tab. CCXXVI. ad CCCCXVI [sic., should read CCCCXV] -- Tomus III. A tab. CCCCXVI. ad DXCIV [sic., should read DXCIII] -- Tomus IV. A tab. DXCIV. ad DCCL
Topics: Nature in the Bible, Natural history, Natural history, Imprint 1731, Imprint 1735
Date of publication printed after place of publication on title page
Topics: Herbs, Botany, Medical, Medicinal plants, Materia medica, Vegetable, Balsam poplar, Cacao, Guaiac,...
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by Linschoten, Jan Huygen van, 1563-1611; Strobaeus, Bilibaldus; Paludanus, Bernard, 1550-1633; Warwyck, Wijbrant van, approximately 1569-1615; Bry, Theodor de, 1528-1598; Bry, Johann Israel de, -1611; Bry, Johann Theodor de, 1561-1623; Houtman, Cornelis de, -1599. Verhael vande reyse by de hollandtsche schepen gedaen naer Oost Indien. Selections. German; Neck, Jacob Cornelisz. van, 1564-1638. Journael ofte dagh-register, inhoudende een waerachtigh verhael vande reyse ghedaen 1598. Selections...
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Topics: Linschoten, Jan Huygen van, 1563-1611, Houtman, Cornelis de, -1599, Neck, Jacob Cornelisz. van,...
Caspar Plautius used the pseud. Honorius Philoponus so that he could dedicate the work to himself
Topics: Benedictines, Indians, Indians of the West Indies, Imprint 1621
"Bethancor, Lusitani, Christophorus Columbus, Ferdinandus Corthesius, Vascus Nunius, & Verazanius:, v. 1, p. 911, references Christopher Columbus, Hernan Cortes, Núñez de Balboa, and Verrazano
Topics: Columbus, Christopher, Cortés, Hernán, 1485-1547, Balboa, Vasco Núñez de, 1475-1519,...
Translation by Michael Herr, with additions, of: Novus orbis regionum. Basel, 1532, ed. by Simon Grynaeus from materials collected by Johann Huttichius. The map and Sebastian Munster's accompanying introduction, found in the original edition, are here omitted
Topics: Voyages and travels, Imprint 1534
Vol.I: [20], 366, [6]; v. II: [10], 507, [9] p
Topics: Science, Geology, Natural history, Imprint 1678
Translation of: Cosmographia. Beschreibung aller Lender / Sebastian Münster. 1544
Topics: Geography, Imprint 1554
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by Clüver, Philipp, 1580-1622; Buno, Johannes, 1617-1697; Heckel, Johann Friedrich, -1700; Reiske, Johannes, 1641-1701
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Topics: Geography, Geography, Ancient, Geography, Imprint 1697
"Bethancor, Lusitani, Christophorus Columbus, Ferdinandus Corthesius, Vascus Nunius, & Verazanius:, v. 1, p. 911, references Christopher Columbus, Hernan Cortes, Núñez de Balboa, and Verrazano
Topics: Columbus, Christopher, Cortés, Hernán, 1485-1547, Balboa, Vasco Núñez de, 1475-1519,...
Translation of: Cosmographia. Beschreibung aller Lender. 1544. First published in Italian as: Sei libri della cosmografia universale. Basel : H. Petri, 1558
Topics: Geography, Imprint 1575
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Topics: Spilbergen, Joris van, approximately 1568-1620, Balbi, Gasparo, Imprint 1605
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by Gessner, Conrad, 1516-1565; Simmler, Josias, 1530-1576
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Originally published as: Bibliotheca universalis, Zürich, 1545
Topics: Universal bibliography, Latin literature, Greek literature, Hebrew literature, Bio-bibliography,...
Originally published as: Cosmographia. Beschreibung aller Lender. 1554
Topics: Geography, Imprint 1567
For the possible co-authorship of Benjamin Robins see facsimile edition of: A voyage round the world. London; New York, 1974, edited by Glyndwr Williams, p.xxi-xxv
Topics: Anson, George Anson, Baron, 1697-1762, Voyages around the world
First edition published under title: Athanasii Kircheri e Soc. Iesu Itinerarium exstaticum. Rome, 1656-1657. 2 v
Topics: Astronomy, Geology, Natural history
Translation of: Cosmographia. Beschreibung aller Lender. 1544
Topics: Geography, Imprint 1550
Translated and extracted from the Latin: Cosmographia. Basel : H. Petri, 1550; itself a translation of the German: Cosmographia. Beschreibung aller Lender. Basel : H. Petri, 1544
Topics: Geography, Voyages and travels, Imprint 1553
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by Pigafetta, Filippo, 1533-1604; Reina, Casiodoro de, approximately 1520-1594; Bry, Theodor de, 1528-1598; Bry, Johann Israel de, -1611; Bry, Johann Theodor de, 1561-1623
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Topics: Lopes, Duarte, Portuguese, Imprint 1597
A periodical almost exclusively concerned with events during the Seven Years' War, including the various peace treaties that led to the termination of hostilities
Topic: Seven Years' War, 1756-1763
Authorship contested; original edition in Dutch (1671) ascribed to Arnoldus Montanus, but in this translation into German authorship of both editions is assigned to Olfert Dapper (O.D. on title page; privilege, p. [5], 1st count,:" ... (so von Doctr. Dapper in Niederländischer Sprache beschrieben: Nunmehr aber in die Hochteutsche übergesetzt worden) ..."). For controversy, see Library chronicle of the University of Texas and Moraes
Topics: Indian linguistics, indian linguistics, Imprint 1673, genealogy
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by Colmenero de Ledesma, Antonio
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Opobalsami orientalis ... Nuremberg: Wolfgang Ender, 1644., [8], 224, [8] p
Topic: Chocolate
Cut (printer's device) on t.p
Topics: Soto, Hernando de, approximately 1500-1542, Imprint 1753
Issued as part of: Herr Johann Anderson ... Efterretninger om Island, Grönland og Strat Davis. / Johann Anderson. Copenhagen, 1748
Topic: Natural history
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by Staden, Hans, approximately 1525-approximately 1576; Clusius, Carolus, 1526-1609; Bry, Theodor de, 1528-1598; Léry, Jean de, 1534-1611. Histoire d'un voyage fait en la terre du Brésil. Latin; Barré, Nicolas, active 1555. Copie de quelques letres sur la navigation du chevalier de Villegaignon es terre de l'Amerique. Latin Selections
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Constitutes the third part, first and/or second issue of the first Latin edition of Theodor de Bry's Great voyages, printed in fourteen parts, in Latin, German, French, and English, in Frankfurt am Main, Oppenheim, and Hanau from 1590-1644, and the Elenchus, an outline of the thirteen Latin parts, published by Matthias Merian in Frankfurt am Main in 1634
Topics: Staden, Hans, approximately 1525-approximately 1576, Léry, Jean de, 1534-1611, Villegaignon,...
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Topics: Botany, Medical, Materia medica, Vegetable, Cinchona bark, Quinine, Bezoars, Patent medicines,...
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by Gottfried, Johann Ludwig, active 17th century; Bry, Theodor de, 1528-1598; Bry, Johann Theodor de, 1561-1623; Bry, Johann Israel de, -1611; Merian, Matthaeus, 1593-1650; Abelin, Johann Philipp; Schwarz, J. G. fmo RIBRL; Espejo, Antonio de; Heyn, Piet, 1578-1629; Hermite, Jacques l', 1582-1624. Journael vande Nassausche vloot. German. Selections; Smith, John, 1580-1631. True travels, adventures, and observations of Captaine Iohn Smith. German. Selections; Loncq, Hendrik Cornelis, 1568-. Copie...
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Topics: Smith, John, 1580-1631, Voyages and travels, Voyages around the world, Indians of North America,...
In 2 parts having separate pagination and signatures with caption titles: Des Ost-Indischen Lustgartens and Nohtwendiger discurss und eygentliche beschreibung Americæ. These have been bound in different order in some copies
Topic: Discoveries in geography
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by Theodor de Bry (Firm); Bry, Theodor de, 1528-1598; Bry, Johann Theodor de, 1561-1623; Bry, Johann Israel de, -1611; Arthus, Gotthard, 1568-; Heyns, Zacharias, 1566-1638; Acosta, José de, 1540-1600. Historia natural y moral de las Indias. Latin; Potgieter, Barent Jansz, 1574- Wijdloopigh verhael van tgene de vijf schepen. Latin; Noort, Olivier van, 1558 or 1559-1627. Beschryvinghe vande voyagie om den geheelen werelt cloot. Latin
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Constitutes the ninth part, sole issue of the first Latin edition of Theodor de Bry's Great voyages, printed in fourteen parts, in Latin, German, French, and English, in Frankfurt am Main, Oppenheim, and Hanau from 1590-1644, and the Elenchus, an outline of the thirteen Latin parts, published by Matthias Merian in Frankfurt am Main in 1634
Topics: Weert, Sebald de, Indians of Mexico, Indians of South America, Natural history, Imprint 1602
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Topics: Natural history, Imprint 1603
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by Gottschling, Caspar, 1679-1739
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Attributed to Caspar Gottschling by the Verzeichnis Deutscher Drucke des 18. Jahrhunderts
Topics: Indians of North America, Indians of Mexico, Indians of South America, Natural history, Natural...
[6], 528, 531-658, 181, 181-183 p., [11] leaves of plates (2 folded): 16 cm. (8vo)
Topics: Chemistry, Alchemy, Medicine, Medicine, Magic, mystic, and spagiric, Medicine, Magic, mystic, and...
Another issue was printed by G. Calenium and the heirs of J. Quintel in Cologne with 622 numbered pages followed by 30 unnumbered pages
Topics: Columbus, Christopher, Vespucci, Amerigo, 1451-1512, History, Modern, Imprint 1574
[8], 140, 28 leaves : 21 cm. (4to)
Topics: Botany, Natural history, Materia medica, Guaiac, Tobacco, Aconite, Hellebores, Imprint 1577
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Topics: Sermons, German, Christian literature, German, Emblem books, German, Tobacco, Conversion, Idols and...
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Double page title printed across the center fold
Topics: Indians of North America, Indians of North America, Natural history, Algonquian languages, Wyandot...
Text is first treatise to "state explicitly the theory of contagion by animalculae as the cause of infectious diseases"--Garrison-Morton
Topics: Plague, Medicine
Guineische und West-indianische Reissbeschreibung ... / Michael Hemmersam. Nuremberg, [1669]., [32], 109, [27] p., [11] leaves of plates
Topics: Natural history, Natural history, Natural history
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by Franck, Sebastian, 1499-1542
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Originally published: 1534
Topics: Geography, Imprint 1542
Signatures: *² A-B⁸ C⁶ (C6 blank)
Topic: Botany
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by Exquemelin, A. O. (Alexandre Olivier); Bonne-Maison, Alonso de; Barrios, Miguel de, 1635-1701. Descripcion de las islas del mar Athlantico y de America
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Translation, by Antoine de Bonne-Maison, of: De Americaensche zee-roovers, first printed Amsterdam, 1678
Topics: Pirates, Buccaneers, Imprint 1682
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by Exquemelin, A. O. (Alexandre Olivier); Bonne-Maison, Alonso de; Barrios, Miguel de, 1635-1701
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First edition of the Spanish translation, made from the original Dutch edition of 1678. This Spanish version is the source of the English translation first printed in 1684, and of the French translation first printed in 1686. The authors of these translations at second-hand were unfamiliar with the Dutch original and made rather free use of the Spanish version, "incorporating into their respective versions considerable additional matter, chiefly to bring into prominence the special merits...
Topics: Morgan, Henry, Sir, 1635?-1688, L'Olonnais, 1630-1671, Buccaneers, Pirates, Imprint 1681
Constitutes the third part of Theodor de Bry's Small voyages, printed in 13 parts and an Appendix in Frankfurt am Main and Oppenheim from 1597 to 1633
Topics: Linschoten, Jan Huygen van, 1563-1611, Houtman, Cornelis de, -1599, Veer, Gerrit de, Imprint 1629
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by Buchler, Johann, 1570-1640; Bax, Nicaise, d. 1642; Buchanan, George, 1506-1582. Paraphrasis psalmorum Davidis poetica; Pontanus, Jacob, 1542-1626. Poeticarum institutionum libri III
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Originally published under title: Thesaurus phrasium poeticarum. Cologne, 1602
Topics: Virgil, Latin language, Latin language, Poetry
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by Linschoten, Jan Huygen van, 1563-1611; Strobaeus, Bilibaldus; Paludanus, Bernard, 1550-1633; Warwyck, Wijbrant van, approximately 1569-1615; Bry, Theodor de, 1528-1598; Bry, Johann Israel de, -1611; Bry, Johann Theodor de, 1561-1623; Houtman, Cornelis de, -1599. Verhael vande reyse by de hollandtsche schepen gedaen naer Oost Indien. Selections. Latin; Neck, Jacob Cornelisz. van, 1564-1638. Journael ofte dagh-register, inhoudende een waerachtigh verhael vande reyse ghedaen 1598. Selections...
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Constitutes the fourth part of Theodor de Bry's Small voyages, printed in 13 parts and an Appendix in Frankfurt am Main and Oppenheim from 1597 to 1633
Topics: Linschoten, Jan Huygen van, 1563-1611, Houtman, Cornelis de, -1599, Neck, Jacob Cornelisz. van,...
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Historiarum Orientalis Indiae tomus XII in tres libros siue tractatus distributus. : Quorum primus continet descriptiones chorographicas & topographicas regnorum, provinciarum, insularum, vrbium, castellorum, emporiorum montium atque fluviorum, totius illius continentis, quae vulgo Orientalis Indiae nomine censetur: imprimis Chersonesi Aureae, Sinarum, Iaponum, Sinus Perfici & Gangetici, Oceani Eoi & littoris Africani: adiectis incolarum moribus & ritibus, ipsiusque soli ingenio & natura. Secundus habet narrationes exquisitas aliquot nauigationum & expeditionum marinarum, ab Anglis Batauisque potissimum, in omnes illas Orientis & Austri partes susceptarum, vt & praeliorum aliquot naualium vario euentu commissorum: quibus accessit periplus orbis terrae, à Iacobo Eremita, Nauarcho Batauo absolutus: quae historia incipit ab anno An. C. M. DC. XIII. terminaturque initiis anni M. DC. XXVI. Tertius tribuitur descriptioni quarundam septentrionalium regionum atque insularum, ante non satis cognitarum, nempe partis Scythiae, Moscoviae, quae magna pars est Sarmatiae Europae & Asiaticae, nec non Samogetiae, Islandae, Gronlandiae & aliarum, quarum plenior notitiae, expeditionibus Nauarchorum felici industria in eas orbis partes confectis, ad nos peruenit: à primis Aquilonarium nauigationum initiis ad nostra tempora. I. Ludouicus Gotofridus ex Anglico et Belgico sermone in Latinum transtulit, nouis accessionibus locupletauit, ordinem & concinnitatem addidit: non sine tabulis chorographicis & figuris aeneis, vnde lumen toti historiae
Historiarum Orientalis Indiae tomus XII in tres libros siue tractatus distributus. : Quorum primus continet descriptiones chorographicas & topographicas regnorum, provinciarum, insularum, vrbium, castellorum, emporiorum montium atque fluviorum, totius illius continentis, quae vulgo Orientalis Indiae nomine censetur: imprimis Chersonesi Aureae, Sinarum, Iaponum, Sinus Perfici & Gangetici, Oceani Eoi & littoris Africani: adiectis incolarum moribus & ritibus, ipsiusque soli ingenio & natura. Secundus habet narrationes exquisitas aliquot nauigationum & expeditionum marinarum, ab Anglis Batauisque potissimum, in omnes illas Orientis & Austri partes susceptarum, vt & praeliorum aliquot naualium vario euentu commissorum: quibus accessit periplus orbis terrae, à Iacobo Eremita, Nauarcho Batauo absolutus: quae historia incipit ab anno An. C. M. DC. XIII. terminaturque initiis anni M. DC. XXVI. Tertius tribuitur descriptioni quarundam septentrionalium regionum atque insularum, ante non satis cognitarum, nempe partis Scythiae, Moscoviae, quae magna pars est Sarmatiae Europae & Asiaticae, nec non Samogetiae, Islandae, Gronlandiae & aliarum, quarum plenior notitiae, expeditionibus Nauarchorum felici industria in eas orbis partes confectis, ad nos peruenit: à primis Aquilonarium nauigationum initiis ad nostra tempora. I. Ludouicus Gotofridus ex Anglico et Belgico sermone in Latinum transtulit, nouis accessionibus locupletauit, ordinem & concinnitatem addidit: non sine tabulis chorographicis & figuris aeneis, vnde lumen toti historiae
by Theodor de Bry (Firm); Bry, Theodor de, 1528-1598; Bry, Johann Israel de, -1611; Bry, Johann Theodor de, 1561-1623
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Constitutes the twelfth part of Theodor de Bry's Small voyages, printed in 13 parts and an Appendix in Frankfurt am Main and Oppenheim from 1597 to 1633
Topics: Hermite, Jacques l', 1582-1624, Imprint 1628
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Topics: Indians of South America, Tupinamba Indians, Imprint 1557
Translation of: Herrn Johann Anderson, ..., Nachrichten von Island, Grönland und der Strasse Davis. Hamburg, 1746; and of: Horrebow, Niels. Tilforladelige efterretninger om Island. Copenhagen, 1752
Topics: Anderson, Johann, 1674-1743, Natural history, Natural history, Eskimo languages, Indian...
Originally published: Basel, 1556
Topics: Metallurgy, Mineral industries, Paleontology, Zoology, Imprint 1561
Text primarily in Latin with some words in Hebrew, Arabic, and Ethiopian languages
Topics: Aloe, Aloe vera, Botany, Medical, Medicinal plants, Medicine, Imprint 1670
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by Scheuchzer, Johann Jakob, 1672-1733; Pfeffel, Johann Andreas, 1674-1748; Newton Theological Institution, former owner. RIBRL
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(From title pages) Tomus I. Coplectens tabulas CCXXV -- Tomus II. A tab. CCXXVI. ad CCCCXVI [sic., should read CCCCXV] -- Tomus III. A tab. CCCCXVI. ad DXCIV [sic., should read DXCIII] -- Tomus IV. A tab. DXCIV. ad DCCL
Topics: Nature in the Bible, Natural history, Natural history, Imprint 1731, Imprint 1735
Signatures: *⁴ A-3D⁶ 3E⁴ (*1 verso, 3E4 blank)
Topics: Natural history, Natural history, Imprint 1635
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Pinax botanonymos polyglottos katholikos, Index nominum plantarum universalis, : diversis terrarum, gentiúmque linguis, quotquot ex auctoribus ad singula plantarum nomina excerpi & juxta seriem A.B.C. collocari potuerunt, ad unum redactus, videlicet: Europaeorum Latinâ sive vetere Romanâ, Graecâ antiquâ, Italicâ cum suis, Hetruriâe, Istriae, Venetorum, Forojuliensium, nec non insularum adjacentum Malthae, Cretae vel Candiae, Lesbi, &c. Dialectis, Hispanicâ, Lusitanicâ & in ea regnorum Cataloniae, Valentiae, &c. Gallicâ vetere & neotericâ cum suis, Burgundiae, Narbonae, Parisiensium, &c. idiomatibus. Anglicâ, Scoticâ & Irlandicâ. it: Danicâ, Germanicâ cum suis, Silesiorum, Marchicorum, Pomeranorum, Borussorum &c. sermonum proprietatibus. Belgicâ cum sua Brabanticâ. Bohemicâ, Polonicâ, Lituanicâ, Vinidicâ, Rutenicâ, Wallachicâ olim Dacicâ, Hungaricâ, Sclavonicâ, Croaticâ. &c. Asiaticorum, Hebraeâ, Chaldaicâ, Syriacâ, Arabicâ, Turcicâ cum sua Tripolitana, &c. Tartaricâ, Persicâ, Malabaricâ, Bramanicâ olim Brachmanicâ, prophetarum, magorúmq[ue], veterum, Zeilanicâ sive Cingalicâ, Javanicâ, Bengalicâ, Sinicâ, Japonicâ, Malaicâ, Coreicâ. &c. Africanorum Aegyptiacâ, Aethiopicâ, Mauritanicâ sive Barbaricâ & Tunensium, cum poenorum antiqua, Canaricâ & Madagascaricâ. Americanorum, Brasilianâ, Virginianâ, Mexicanâ & adjacentium populorum aliorúmq[ue] in insulis, & continente solo, hinc inde habitantium, quorum sermonum nomina non omnibus, sed quibusdam tantùm plantis, quotquot apud auctores reperta fuerunt, sparsim adposita sunt. Characteribus Latinorum, Graecorum & Germanorum maximè per Europam usitatis conscriptus, & ita concinnatus, ut plantarum genera, species, colorum & quarumvis partium differentiae, quotquot erudicti ad hunc usque diem adnotarunt , ordine legitimo inter se collocarenrur: citatis (quod improbum laborem requisivit) classicorum auctorum & eorum, qui in plerisque suprâ laudatis linguis scripserunt, locis genuinis & correctis, ab ipso Hippocrate ad nostri seculi usq[ue] botanicos vel novissimè exortos, desumptis, ut cuilibet in sua lingua evolvendi libros herbarios daretur ansa, si quid circa quamlibet herbam ultrà scire desideret, adeò ut index hic minoris lexici, nunquam non amplificandi, vicem praebeat, sicuti pluribus ex breviloquio ad lectorem constat. In gratiam botanophilorum non tantùm eruditorum, sed etiam hortulanorum illiteratorum, ut nomina plantarum rectè scribere, pronunciare, suis usibus applicare, eoque instar perpetui catalogi frui possent. Accessit in calce indicis pugillus plantarum rariorum cum figuris aliquot aeneis, & brevibus nonnullis descriptionibus, quarum mentio in indice facta. His, ut indicum multitudo evitaretur, intertextus est nonnullarum Brasiliae plantarum indiculus, quarum nomina apud clar: pisonem & alios non extant, cum quibusdam clar: Jac: Breynii rarioribus, quae prodromus ejus fasciculi rariorum plantarum habet, & aliis, partim indice contentis, partim indice absolutô, demum appendicis locô adjectis.
Pinax botanonymos polyglottos katholikos, Index nominum plantarum universalis, : diversis terrarum, gentiúmque linguis, quotquot ex auctoribus ad singula plantarum nomina excerpi & juxta seriem A.B.C. collocari potuerunt, ad unum redactus, videlicet: Europaeorum Latinâ sive vetere Romanâ, Graecâ antiquâ, Italicâ cum suis, Hetruriâe, Istriae, Venetorum, Forojuliensium, nec non insularum adjacentum Malthae, Cretae vel Candiae, Lesbi, &c. Dialectis, Hispanicâ, Lusitanicâ & in ea regnorum Cataloniae, Valentiae, &c. Gallicâ vetere & neotericâ cum suis, Burgundiae, Narbonae, Parisiensium, &c. idiomatibus. Anglicâ, Scoticâ & Irlandicâ. it: Danicâ, Germanicâ cum suis, Silesiorum, Marchicorum, Pomeranorum, Borussorum &c. sermonum proprietatibus. Belgicâ cum sua Brabanticâ. Bohemicâ, Polonicâ, Lituanicâ, Vinidicâ, Rutenicâ, Wallachicâ olim Dacicâ, Hungaricâ, Sclavonicâ, Croaticâ. &c. Asiaticorum, Hebraeâ, Chaldaicâ, Syriacâ, Arabicâ, Turcicâ cum sua Tripolitana, &c. Tartaricâ, Persicâ, Malabaricâ, Bramanicâ olim Brachmanicâ, prophetarum, magorúmq[ue], veterum, Zeilanicâ sive Cingalicâ, Javanicâ, Bengalicâ, Sinicâ, Japonicâ, Malaicâ, Coreicâ. &c. Africanorum Aegyptiacâ, Aethiopicâ, Mauritanicâ sive Barbaricâ & Tunensium, cum poenorum antiqua, Canaricâ & Madagascaricâ. Americanorum, Brasilianâ, Virginianâ, Mexicanâ & adjacentium populorum aliorúmq[ue] in insulis, & continente solo, hinc inde habitantium, quorum sermonum nomina non omnibus, sed quibusdam tantùm plantis, quotquot apud auctores reperta fuerunt, sparsim adposita sunt. Characteribus Latinorum, Graecorum & Germanorum maximè per Europam usitatis conscriptus, & ita concinnatus, ut plantarum genera, species, colorum & quarumvis partium differentiae, quotquot erudicti ad hunc usque diem adnotarunt , ordine legitimo inter se collocarenrur: citatis (quod improbum laborem requisivit) classicorum auctorum & eorum, qui in plerisque suprâ laudatis linguis scripserunt, locis genuinis & correctis, ab ipso Hippocrate ad nostri seculi usq[ue] botanicos vel novissimè exortos, desumptis, ut cuilibet in sua lingua evolvendi libros herbarios daretur ansa, si quid circa quamlibet herbam ultrà scire desideret, adeò ut index hic minoris lexici, nunquam non amplificandi, vicem praebeat, sicuti pluribus ex breviloquio ad lectorem constat. In gratiam botanophilorum non tantùm eruditorum, sed etiam hortulanorum illiteratorum, ut nomina plantarum rectè scribere, pronunciare, suis usibus applicare, eoque instar perpetui catalogi frui possent. Accessit in calce indicis pugillus plantarum rariorum cum figuris aliquot aeneis, & brevibus nonnullis descriptionibus, quarum mentio in indice facta. His, ut indicum multitudo evitaretur, intertextus est nonnullarum Brasiliae plantarum indiculus, quarum nomina apud clar: pisonem & alios non extant, cum quibusdam clar: Jac: Breynii rarioribus, quae prodromus ejus fasciculi rariorum plantarum habet, & aliis, partim indice contentis, partim indice absolutô, demum appendicis locô adjectis.
by Mentzel, Christian, 1622-1701; Breyne, Jakob, 1637-1697. Podromus fasciculi rariorum plantarum. Selections
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First four words of title transliterated from the Greek
Topics: Botany, Botany, Imprint 1682
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by Anderson, Johann, 1674-1743; Winckler, Johann Dietrich, 1711-1784; Sellius, Gottfried, d. 1767
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Translation, by Gottfried Sellius, of: Herrn Johann Anderson, ..., Nachrichten von Island, Grönland und der Strasse Davis. Hamburg, 1746; translation wrongly attributed by Sabin to J.P. Rousselot de Surgy
Topics: Anderson, Johann, 1674-1743, Natural history, Natural history, Eskimo languages, Indian linguistics
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by Apian, Peter, 1495-1552; Gemma, Frisius, 1508-1555; Gemma, Frisius, 1508-1555. Libellus de locorum describendorum ratione; Gemma, Frisius, 1508-1555. Usus annuli astronomici
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Previously published in this version in 1539
Topics: Cosmography, Geography
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by Cortés, Hernán, 1485-1547; Fernándes de Oviedo y Valdés, Gonzalo, 1478-1557; Hutten, Philipp von, 1511-1546; Anghiera, Pietro Martire d', 1457-1526. De nuper repertis insulis
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First part is a translation of Cortes' 2nd letter; the 2nd part a translation of 12 chapters from Anghiera's 4th Decade, followed by Cortes' 3rd letter as well as letters by Philipp von Hutten and by Fernández de Oviedo y Valdés
Topic: Imprint 1550
Roman numeral date on title page made with backwards C's
Topics: Raleigh, Walter, Sir, 1552?-1618, Indians of North America, Indians of North America, Indians of...
Virgules replaced by commas in title page transcription
Topics: Voyages and travels, Imprint 1602
[40], 370, [22], 111, [1] p. ; 20 cm (8vo)
Topics: Agriculture, Herbals, Herbs -- Therapeutic use, Home economics, Tobacco, Potatoes, Corn, Imprint...
Originally published Hamburg, 1746
Topics: Anderson, Johann, 1674-1743, Eskimo languages, Natural history, Natural history, Indian linguistics
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by Scheuchzer, Johann Jakob, 1672-1733; Pfeffel, Johann Andreas, 1674-1748; Newton Theological Institution, former owner. RIBRL
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(From title pages) Tomus I. Coplectens tabulas CCXXV -- Tomus II. A tab. CCXXVI. ad CCCCXVI [sic., should read CCCCXV] -- Tomus III. A tab. CCCCXVI. ad DXCIV [sic., should read DXCIII] -- Tomus IV. A tab. DXCIV. ad DCCL
Topics: Nature in the Bible, Natural history, Natural history, Imprint 1731, Imprint 1735
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by Benzoni, Girolamo, 1519-; Chauveton, Urbain, -approximately 1616; Bry, Theodor de, 1528-1598
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Constitutes the fourth part, sole issue of the second Latin edition of Theodor de Bry's Great voyages, printed in fourteen parts, in Latin, German, French, and English, in Frankfurt am Main, Oppenheim, and Hanau from 1590-1644, and the Elenchus, an outline of the thirteen Latin parts, published by Matthias Merian in Frankfurt am Main in 1634
Topics: Columbus, Christopher, Imprint 1594
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Thesaurus exoticorum. : Oder eine mit aussländischen Raritäten und Geschichten wohlversehene Schatz-Kammer fürstellend die asiatische, africanische und americanische Nationes der Berser, Indianer, Sinesin, Tartaren, Egypter, Barbarn, Libyer, Nigriten, Guineer. Hottentotten, Abyssiner, Canadenser, Virgenier, Floridaner, Mexicaner, Peruaner, Chilenser, Magellanier und Brasilianer etc. Nach ihren königreichen, Policeyen, Kleydungen, Sitten und Gottes-Dienst. Darauff folget eine umständliche Beschreibung von Türckey: der Türcken Ankunfft; aller Sultanen Lebens-Lauff und Bildnüss; aller hohen Staats-Bedienten; des Sultans Hoff, Regierung, Intraden, Macht und Vasallen; wie auch ihres Propheten Mahomets Lebens-Beschreibung, und sein verfluchtes Gesetz-Buch oder Alkoran. Alssdann eine kürtzbündige Beschreibung von Ungarn: nach seiner grösse, Fruchtbarkeit, Macht, Städten und vielen Vestungen von Wien biss nach Constantinopel hinaus. Da es dann Gelegenheit gibt zu Reden von den 4 Monarchien, der Assyrer, Perser, Griechen und Römer: aller Käysern, von Nimrod an biss auff den grossen Leopoldum, und so dann von allen Hertzogen und Königen von Ungarn sampt ihren Rildnüssen. Hiernechst eine umbständliche Beschreibung des Lebens-Lauffs Ihrer Käyserl. Mayest. Leopoldi I. und des itzo annoch wehrenden bluthigen Türcken-Krieges, und was in demselben Denckwürdiges in Ungarn, Pohlen und Morea passiret. Alles mit grosser Mühe und Fleiss aus den berühmtesten Scribenten zusammen getragen, mit schönen Kupfern und Landkarten, auch andern Figuren in sehr grosser Anzahl
Thesaurus exoticorum. : Oder eine mit aussländischen Raritäten und Geschichten wohlversehene Schatz-Kammer fürstellend die asiatische, africanische und americanische Nationes der Berser, Indianer, Sinesin, Tartaren, Egypter, Barbarn, Libyer, Nigriten, Guineer. Hottentotten, Abyssiner, Canadenser, Virgenier, Floridaner, Mexicaner, Peruaner, Chilenser, Magellanier und Brasilianer etc. Nach ihren königreichen, Policeyen, Kleydungen, Sitten und Gottes-Dienst. Darauff folget eine umständliche Beschreibung von Türckey: der Türcken Ankunfft; aller Sultanen Lebens-Lauff und Bildnüss; aller hohen Staats-Bedienten; des Sultans Hoff, Regierung, Intraden, Macht und Vasallen; wie auch ihres Propheten Mahomets Lebens-Beschreibung, und sein verfluchtes Gesetz-Buch oder Alkoran. Alssdann eine kürtzbündige Beschreibung von Ungarn: nach seiner grösse, Fruchtbarkeit, Macht, Städten und vielen Vestungen von Wien biss nach Constantinopel hinaus. Da es dann Gelegenheit gibt zu Reden von den 4 Monarchien, der Assyrer, Perser, Griechen und Römer: aller Käysern, von Nimrod an biss auff den grossen Leopoldum, und so dann von allen Hertzogen und Königen von Ungarn sampt ihren Rildnüssen. Hiernechst eine umbständliche Beschreibung des Lebens-Lauffs Ihrer Käyserl. Mayest. Leopoldi I. und des itzo annoch wehrenden bluthigen Türcken-Krieges, und was in demselben Denckwürdiges in Ungarn, Pohlen und Morea passiret. Alles mit grosser Mühe und Fleiss aus den berühmtesten Scribenten zusammen getragen, mit schönen Kupfern und Landkarten, auch andern Figuren in sehr grosser Anzahl
by Happel, Eberhard Werner, 1647-1690; Lange, Johann, 1667-1696
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Topics: Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor, 1640-1705, Geography, Islam, Indians of North America, Indians of...
First published collectively : Amsterdam, 1680
Topics: International law, War (International law), Maritime law, Freedom of the seas
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by Myl, Abraham van der, 1563-1637
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Signatures: A-C¹² (C11, C12 blank; B3 missigned A3)
Topics: Zoogeography, Human geography
Author, Hartmann Schedel, from original ms
Topics: Chronology, Historical, Imprint 1500
Translation, by Johann Philipp Murray (v.1-2) and Johann Andreas Murray (v.3) of: En resa til Norra America. Stockholm, 1753-1761
Topics: Natural history, Natural history, Natural history
Translation, by Johann Philipp Murray (v.1-2) and Johann Andreas Murray (v.3) of: En resa til Norra America. Stockholm, 1753-1761
Topics: Natural history, Natural history, Natural history
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by Hoffmann, Friedrich, 1660-1742; Petzsch, Christoph Heinrich, active 1719
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At head of title: Q. D. B. V
Topics: Common yarrow, Cinchona bark, Botany, Medical, Materia medica, Vegetable, Medicinal plants, Imprint...
Virgules replaced by commas in title page transcription
Topics: Linschoten, Jan Huygen van, 1563-1611, Imprint 1598
Translation of: De natura Novi Orbis libri duo
Topics: Natural history, Indians of Mexico, Indians of South America, Imprint 1598